Grants Database

The Foundation awards approximately 200 grants per year (excluding the Sloan Research Fellowships), totaling roughly $80 million dollars in annual commitments in support of research and education in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and economics. This database contains grants for currently operating programs going back to 2008. For grants from prior years and for now-completed programs, see the annual reports section of this website.

Grants Database

Grantee
Amount
City
Year
  • grantee: Elizabeth Rush Mueller
    amount: $49,542
    city: Providence, RI
    year: 2020

    To support the editing of “The Mother of All Things: On Climate Change, the Stories We Tell, and a Journey to the Edge of Antarctica,” to be published by Milkweed Editions in 2022

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Books
    • Investigator Elizabeth Rush Mueller

    To support the editing of “The Mother of All Things: On Climate Change, the Stories We Tell, and a Journey to the Edge of Antarctica,” to be published by Milkweed Editions in 2022

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  • grantee: Charles J. Murray
    amount: $16,000
    city: Park Ridge, IL
    year: 2020

    To support the research and writing of Oil Buster: The Long, Hard Road to the Lithium-Ion Battery, to be published by Purdue University Press in 2022

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Books
    • Investigator Charles Murray

    To support the research and writing of Oil Buster: The Long, Hard Road to the Lithium-Ion Battery, to be published by Purdue University Press in 2022

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  • grantee: Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities
    amount: $43,606
    city: Berlin, Germany
    year: 2020

    To support the translation of mathematician Kurt Goedel’s philosophical notebooks, published by De Gruyter in thirteen volumes

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Books
    • Investigator Eva-Maria Engelen

    To support the translation of mathematician Kurt Goedel’s philosophical notebooks, published by De Gruyter in thirteen volumes

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  • grantee: Robert Buderi
    amount: $50,000
    city: Cambridge, MA
    year: 2020

    To support the research and writing of “Kendall: The Making of the World’s Greatest Innovation Hub,” published by MIT press by spring 2021

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Books
    • Investigator Robert Buderi

    To support the research and writing of “Kendall: The Making of the World’s Greatest Innovation Hub,” published by MIT press by spring 2021

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  • grantee: Martha L. Crump
    amount: $47,800
    city: Logan, UT
    year: 2020

    To support the research and writing of “Women in Field Biology: Journey into Nature,” published by CRC Press in 2022

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Books
    • Investigator Martha Crump

    To support the research and writing of “Women in Field Biology: Journey into Nature,” published by CRC Press in 2022

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  • grantee: University of Wisconsin System
    amount: $49,993
    city: Madison, WI
    year: 2020

    To support the research and writing of “A World Without Soil,” to be published by MIT Press

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Books
    • Investigator Jo Handelsman

    To support the research and writing of “A World Without Soil,” to be published by MIT Press

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  • grantee: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    amount: $100,000
    city: Cambridge, MA
    year: 2020

    To support the research and writing of “A Tactical Guide for Science Journalists,” published by Oxford University Press

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Books
    • Investigator Deborah Blum

    To support the research and writing of “A Tactical Guide for Science Journalists,” published by Oxford University Press

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  • grantee: Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering
    amount: $36,442
    city: Needham, MA
    year: 2020

    To support the research and writing of “Public Utility,” to be published by Riverhead by 2021

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Books
    • Investigator Debbie Chachra

    To support the research and writing of “Public Utility,” to be published by Riverhead by 2021

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  • grantee: Keith A. Seifert
    amount: $20,000
    city: Stittsville, Canada, Canada
    year: 2020

    To support the research and writing of "The Dust Beneath Your Feet: Fungal Solutions for a Troubled World," to be published by Greystone Books in 2021

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Books
    • Investigator Keith Seifert

    To support the research and writing of "The Dust Beneath Your Feet: Fungal Solutions for a Troubled World," to be published by Greystone Books in 2021

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  • grantee: University of Arizona
    amount: $11,500
    city: Tucson, AZ
    year: 2020

    To support the completion of ТPrinciples of Indigenous Economics: Sustaining the People and the Land,У published by The University of Arizona Press in 2021

    • Program Public Understanding
    • Sub-program Books
    • Investigator Ronald Trosper

    To support the completion of ТPrinciples of Indigenous Economics: Sustaining the People and the Land,У published by The University of Arizona Press in 2021

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